The first table below looks at the demand for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Northamptonshire region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 20 12 16
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 75 78 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 8.44% 12.28% 9.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.43% 16.81% 12.80%
Number of salaries quoted 75 64 63
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,800 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
719 464 508
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 80.88% 73.07% 77.44%
Number of salaries quoted 659 405 458
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Software Engineering
East Midlands

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Northamptonshire region.

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

Software Engineering
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -7 65 £37,500 +10.29% 8
Towcester -1 7 £20,000 -46.66%
Kettering - 1 £30,000 - 1
Software Engineering
East Midlands

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Engineering.

1 88 (57.52%) Java
2 76 (49.67%) J2EE
3 70 (45.75%) Degree
4 69 (45.10%) Computer Science
5 67 (43.79%) Agile Software Development
6 64 (41.83%) JavaScript
7 50 (32.68%) C#
8 49 (32.03%) Linux
9 47 (30.72%) C++
10 41 (26.80%) Unit Testing
11 40 (26.14%) Web Development
11 40 (26.14%) C
11 40 (26.14%) SQL
12 38 (24.84%) XML
12 38 (24.84%) JSP
13 37 (24.18%) Struts
13 37 (24.18%) EJB
13 37 (24.18%) Sun
13 37 (24.18%) TDD
13 37 (24.18%) Enterprise Software
14 36 (23.53%) Spring
14 36 (23.53%) Sun Certification
15 32 (20.92%) Servlets
16 29 (18.95%) OOD
16 29 (18.95%) Mathematics
17 28 (18.30%) Web Services
17 28 (18.30%) JUnit
17 28 (18.30%) Scrum
18 27 (17.65%) Oracle
19 26 (16.99%) HTML

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (9.15%) Tomcat
2 12 (7.84%) Apache
3 2 (1.31%) Lync
3 2 (1.31%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (1.31%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.31%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (3.27%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.31%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.31%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.31%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.50%) HTTP
2 3 (1.96%) Internet
3 2 (1.31%) Extranet
3 2 (1.31%) Intranet
4 1 (0.65%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.50%) Oracle Database
2 6 (3.92%) MySQL
2 6 (3.92%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.31%) Data Mining
3 2 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.65%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 28 (18.30%) JUnit
2 17 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 11 (7.19%) Visual Studio
4 7 (4.58%) Selenium
4 7 (4.58%) FitNesse
4 7 (4.58%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.31%) Subversion
5 2 (1.31%) NUnit
6 1 (0.65%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.65%) MSTest
6 1 (0.65%) PHPUnit
6 1 (0.65%) Redmine
6 1 (0.65%) JIRA
General
1 18 (11.76%) Finance
1 18 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 10 (6.54%) Games
3 4 (2.61%) Electronics
3 4 (2.61%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.65%) Retail
4 1 (0.65%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 90 (58.82%) Developer
2 55 (35.95%) Java Developer
3 47 (30.72%) Software Engineer
4 36 (23.53%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 36 (23.53%) J2EE Developer
5 21 (13.73%) C Software Engineer
6 18 (11.76%) Graduate
6 18 (11.76%) Analyst
7 17 (11.11%) C++ Software Engineer
8 13 (8.50%) Developer Analyst
9 12 (7.84%) Front-End Developer
9 12 (7.84%) Software Support Analyst
9 12 (7.84%) Support Analyst
10 9 (5.88%) Junior
11 8 (5.23%) .NET Developer
12 6 (3.92%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 5 (3.27%) C# Developer
13 5 (3.27%) Programmer
13 5 (3.27%) Java Software Engineer
13 5 (3.27%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (49.67%) J2EE
2 38 (24.84%) XML
2 38 (24.84%) JSP
3 37 (24.18%) Struts
3 37 (24.18%) EJB
4 36 (23.53%) Spring
5 32 (20.92%) Servlets
6 28 (18.30%) Web Services
7 26 (16.99%) HTML
8 23 (15.03%) .NET
8 23 (15.03%) jQuery
9 21 (13.73%) Ajax
10 20 (13.07%) CSS
11 17 (11.11%) Java EE
12 14 (9.15%) HTML5
12 14 (9.15%) CSS3
13 12 (7.84%) Backbone.js
13 12 (7.84%) KnockoutJS
13 12 (7.84%) Hibernate
14 10 (6.54%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 69 (45.10%) Computer Science
2 37 (24.18%) Enterprise Software
3 29 (18.95%) Mathematics
4 10 (6.54%) Physics
5 5 (3.27%) N-Tier
5 5 (3.27%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.96%) iPhone
7 2 (1.31%) Open Source
8 1 (0.65%) Firmware
8 1 (0.65%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 49 (32.03%) Linux
2 23 (15.03%) Windows
3 8 (5.23%) UNIX
4 7 (4.58%) Apple iOS
5 6 (3.92%) Android
6 4 (2.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (43.79%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (26.80%) Unit Testing
3 40 (26.14%) Web Development
4 37 (24.18%) TDD
5 29 (18.95%) OOD
6 28 (18.30%) Scrum
7 23 (15.03%) OOP
8 20 (13.07%) Pair Programming
9 13 (8.50%) OO
10 12 (7.84%) SOA
11 10 (6.54%) Image Processing
12 9 (5.88%) iOS Development
13 8 (5.23%) Logistics
13 8 (5.23%) E-Commerce
14 7 (4.58%) Extreme Programming
14 7 (4.58%) Kanban
15 6 (3.92%) Android Development
15 6 (3.92%) User Stories
16 5 (3.27%) Project Management
16 5 (3.27%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 88 (57.52%) Java
2 64 (41.83%) JavaScript
3 50 (32.68%) C#
4 47 (30.72%) C++
5 40 (26.14%) C
5 40 (26.14%) SQL
6 6 (3.92%) PHP
7 5 (3.27%) Embedded C
8 3 (1.96%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.31%) VB
10 1 (0.65%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.65%) Python
10 1 (0.65%) Perl
Qualifications
1 70 (45.75%) Degree
2 36 (23.53%) Sun Certification
3 23 (15.03%) PhD
4 12 (7.84%) OCPJP
4 12 (7.84%) OCMJD
5 5 (3.27%) ISEB
6 2 (1.31%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.65%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.65%) PMP
7 1 (0.65%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.61%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.31%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 37 (24.18%) Sun
2 27 (17.65%) Oracle
3 19 (12.42%) hybris
4 6 (3.92%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.61%) Apple
6 2 (1.31%) JBoss
7 1 (0.65%) Intel
Northampton, Northamptonshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Corby, Northamptonshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum depending on experience, potential f
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £40,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £20,000 to £25,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £40,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Kettering
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 17 days ago